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Desert Connections

Phoenix Zoo

with expert instructor Wendi Grezlak

About The Phoenix Zoo

Phoenix Zoo advances the stewardship and conservation of animals and their habitats while providing experiences that inspire people and motivate them to care for the natural world. The Phoenix Zoo is one of the largest private non-profit 501(c)(3) organizations in the country with more than 3,000 animals.

About the class

How do plants and animals survive in the desert and overcome its extremes? In this live, online class, the experts from Phoenix Zoo will help us uncover the answers to these questions! We'll meet several animals that thrive in the desert and discover their secrets to success.

Meet your instructor, Wendi.

Wendi Grezlak earned a degree in education at the University of Central Florida. She hopes to use her lifelong love of animals and passion for education to inspire others to care for the natural world.

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